Content warning: trans experiences of disordered eating, invitation to interview Over the past year I've been working on research with a number of trans people with disordered eating. People have shared intimate and powerful moments with me, as well as everyday and...
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As a researcher working with trans people with disordered eating, I’m appalled (though not surprised) to read this week’s hot take from The Sun. I won’t re-post or link to it, but the article titled ‘Is changing gender the new anorexia?’ is full of dangerous misconceptions.
We are often told that there is no place for politics in objective research. The scientific tradition has built rigorous methodologies to get rid of bias, and presents itself as untouched by the messy social world. But what should we make of the claim that politics is irrelevant in science?